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Fibromyalgia Overlaps with Inflammatory Back Pain

Fibro Daily September 7, 2012

Spondyloarthropathies (SpA) are joint diseases of the spinal column.

The points where tendons and ligaments attach to the bone constitutes the inflammatory sites of SpA. Those sites are called enthesitis. New research shows an overlap in enthesitis and the tender spots of fibromyalgia.

This could change the way both conditions are diagnosed.

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Overlap: Inflammatory Back Pain & Fibromyalgia

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